social determinant of health and wellbeing

5 things to know about rising pediatric flu death toll

Forty-one influenza-associated pediatric deaths have occurred during the 2018-2019 flu season, reported to CDC as of Feb. 16, according to CDC’s most recent FluView report.

Social media might not have a negative impact on mental well-being

A new study has examined the role of social media on depression. There is a wide spread belief that social media has a negative impact on mental well-being.

Screening for social problems now an integral part of providing good medical care

Addressing social determinants of health is being recognized as an integral part of providing good medical care.

Trump discusses about surprise medical bills in White House chat with patients, experts

President Donald Trump instructed administration officials to investigate and find out how to prevent surprise medical bills, focusing on drug prices, etc.

States trying to bring changes to combat healthcare challenges

California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom, has promised to pursue a variety of changes to his state’s healthcare system.